Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +98
Contract jobs citing COBIT 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.069% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
North West median daily rate £525 £463 £600
% change year-on-year +13.51% -22.92% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 154 147 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.55% 10.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 108 215
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +12.58%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £263
90th Percentile £543 £650 £625
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £414
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.38% +17.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +10.03%
10th Percentile £8.38 £17.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.25 £35.90 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £22.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.66% +0.87% +45.16%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Cheshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COBIT in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in Cheshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Widnes - 1 - -
COBIT
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) WAP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
1 2 (28.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (28.57%) WAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft